Games and Gambling

Games of skill and chance as enjoyed throughout the Middle Ages

[AET] Delftwood Yule

We would like to invite you all to join the Barony of Delftwood in celebrating the upcoming Yuletide Season!  We will be holding our revelry on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at St Peter & Paul Orthodox Church Bingo Hall, 402 N Lowell Ave., Syracuse, NY 13204. 

[WES] St. Stephan's Day

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod is pleased to welcome you to our annual St. Stephan's day event.

ShadowCon XVI

Winter is coming!! Who wants to fight in the cold? What if you could play in the warmth for a whole weekend? And besides, what is there to do right after New Year's?

[NOR] Twelfth Night

The Shire of Schattentor will be hosting Twelfth Night celebration on January 7, 2012.  The theme of the occasion is Feasting, Frolicking, and Fools.

[ATE] Northern Yule

The Holly King reigns over our land as the fading light struggles to shine upon a snow whitened landscape. At the base of Granite Mountain there is a great and enchanted forest, the bare branches bedecked in brilliant diamonds of ice twinkling in the starry night.

[MER] Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Demo

Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Information Sheet

[ATL] Jesters Tournament

Come out and play with us. Test your skills, place some wages and win some prizes. There will be Games of Chance all day for fighters and non-fighters alike.

[WES] Jingles

We've got bells that JINGLE JANGLE JINGLE!!! YES, Good Gentles, you read right!! JINGLES IS BAAAACK!!!

[DRA] Fortuna’s Champion VIII

To all gamers, gamblers and everyone enjoying merriment, meeting with friends and good food:

Talmere Tourney

We just wanted to take a moment to invite you all to a Talmere party! This is not an event, though there will be fighting and gaming and crafting, oh my!

[LOC] Tower and Fountain Tavern

Tavern feast with rapier and heavy bar brawl melee tourneys, games, dancing and music.

[GLE] Samhain 2011 Riverdance

The Barony of Grey Niche proudly presents a celebration of the river at Samhain 2011 Riverdance.

[ANT] Good Yule

The names of the Heirs of Aquaterra have been spoken, the Autumnal Equinox has come, Banner War is over and now the onset of the wind, cloud and rain has arrived! Time to tuck into the harvest season with another layer and some good company! Soon the December month will arrive and Good Yule will be upon you!

[GLE] Havoc

HAVOC October 28 - 30, 2011 at Lake Bistineau State Park

[ATL] Twelfth Night

On January 14, 2012, Atlantia visits the Court of Maximilian I in 1500. Join the Barony of Windmasters’ Hill as we end the holiday season with revelry in the Austrian style.

Glaslyn 2011 photos online

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created an album of photos from Glaslyn 2011, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available on Flickr.

[LOC] Third Annual Chess Challenge and Tourney

The Barony of Stormhold is proudly hosting the third Chess Challenge! The Shires of Arrowsreach and Borderscros will be defending their titles of Champions of Chess. All challengers on the field of battle and chess are welcome. All Newcomers welcome.

[WES] Baroness' Masked Ball

By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.  It is LUST, and ENVY.  ANGER and VANITY.  GREED, GLUTTONY, and PRIDE.  The Seven Deadly Sins are making their way to Darkwood's Baroness' Masked Ball!

[OUT] Caer Galen's Danse Macabre

You are cordially invited to BRING OUT YOUR DEAD for Danse Macabre. This year's theme is Zombie Masquerade. We challenge you to show off your most gruesome ideas for UNNATURAL period deaths.

[ANS] Wiesenfeuer Yule Revel

Their Excellencies Sir Cassius Domitus Lepus and HL Khayra bint Tahir ibn Rashid (Kajira Camber)
invite one and all to join us at Saint Augustine of Canterbury Episcapal Church, December 3rd, 2011 for Wiesenfeuer Yule Revel

[WES] Pirates' Revel

Ahoy me hearties! A call goes out to pirates, buccaneers, privateers, sailors of the Royal navy and wenches. All are to gather at the Salty Dog Tavern to engage in pirate amusements, bawdy and bold and take a break from the rigors of the sea. 

[EAS] Lyndhaven's Harvest Feast

I would like to invite one and all to Lyndhaven's Harvest Feast! This year it will be held at the Lindsay Valley Lodge, at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick, on Saturday, September 24, 2011.

[WES] Westermark Shipwrecked Madness

The Barony of Westermark cordially invites you to attend the Westermark Shipwrecked Madness, September 16-18 2011, in the nearby and scenic Ed Levin Park, Milpitas, California.

Museum of London hosts gladiator games

Sports enthusiasts flocked to London to cheer for the latest specticle of athletic prowess recently when the Museum of London hosted a face off between Londinium and Camulodunum - their gladiators, that is. The competition took place at the city's Guildhall, site of the Roman amphitheatre. (photo)

[WES] Samhein

Celebrate the last harvest of the season and the coming of the dark times! The hobgoblins will be about making merry with the traditions of the season.

[WES] Ducal Prize

Come and Play with us over Labor Day weekend in Woodland at the Yolo county fairgrounds.

LARPers take on Hell in upcoming film

What happens when a gang of medieval LARPers summon a demon from hell? A comedy/horror film entitled Knights of Badassdom, that's what. View the trailer online. (PG-13)

Medieval Mayhem at Scotland's Caerlaverock Castle

The walls of Caerlaverock Castle near Dumfries, Scotland rang with the sound of sword on shield recently when Historic Scotland presented Medieval Mayhem. A slideshow of photos by Gareth Easton is available from the BBC.

A Noble Contest at Pennsic

Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon of the Kingdom of Calontir relates a tale from Pennsic War XL involving the Crowns of Calontir and Northshield, a game of Angry Birds Badminton, beer, bacon, and a bottle of Boone's Farm Fuzzy Navel.

700th anniversary of Battle of Bannockburn to be marked with a celebration

Stirling, Scotland is gearing up to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, which saw Robert the Bruce's victory over the English on 24 June 1314.